Delivering Sustainability Digitally

On 4th October the Constructing Excellence theme groups on Digital Construction and Sustainability got together at the Turner & Townsend London offices to look at Delivering Sustainability Digitally.  Chaired by Paul Toyne the session explored how digital technologies and data can provide evidence to support sustainable decision making.  BIM (Building Information Modelling) was a key … Continue reading “Delivering Sustainability Digitally”

How can open data help to develop the construction industry?

The risks associated with the current UK planning process are still believed to be one of the major barriers preventing investors from selecting construction over other opportunities. Planning was pinpointed by the government’s Construction 2025 industrial strategy as requiring reform, and it was suggested that the process needs to be streamlined. With this in mind, … Continue reading “How can open data help to develop the construction industry?”

Understanding the Language – Open & Big Data in Construction

Open and big data offers many opportunities for the built environment, however it can appear overwhelming for those working in the sector. BRE in collaboration with Constructing Excellence group Generation for Change have been investigating the potential for data in the built environment. The study looked to demonstrate the potential benefits that collecting, managing, analysing … Continue reading “Understanding the Language – Open & Big Data in Construction”